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Ground Zero: Population Five

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BlE1BdOAfVc Five Air Force officer volunteers, and one cameraman who didn't volunteer, stand 10,000 feet below the test firing of a nuclear air-to-air missile in July of 1957.  The purpose of the film was to show how "safe" it was [...]

August 9th, 2012|Categories: History|2 Comments

A Boy And His Bomber

  A young "cowboy", the son of a member of the Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California, looks over the Convair built YB-60 during its visit at Edwards from the Fort Worth, Texas, plant. 1953 (U.S. [...]

April 27th, 2012|Categories: History|3 Comments